Survivors include two children from his first marriage, Cynthia Warford of Miramar and Christopher Cochran of Pembroke Pines, Fla.; a sister; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.During a 1982 appearance on Late Night With David Letterman, Mr.For the rest of his life, he was the born-again pastor of the Voice of Jesus ministry near Miami, which featured Bible readings, shouts of hallelujah and a state-of-the-art sound system, for whenever Mr. "All that I am today is because of those two men: Otis Redding and James Brown," he told Atlanta's Creative Loafing newspaper in 2007. His song "Goin' Back to Miami" was recorded in 1980 by the Blues Brothers, fronted by comic actors Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi.When he was starting out, he worked mostly in black clubs, basing his flamboyant performing style on Brown's, including dance steps, clothing and histrionic near-collapses. His first marriage, to Inez Newton, ended in divorce.Cochran "one of the true unsung heroes of rock & roll." His band, the C. Riders, included backup singers and a blazing horn section, all performing slick, choreographed moves.His shows had no stopping point: The band kept vamping from one song to the next, as the music and audience reached a point of frenzy. Cochran told the Miami New Times newspaper in 1997.He sang soul standards, as well as original tunes, including "Goin' Back to Miami," "Get Down With It" and "No Rest for the Wicked." He drove from town to town behind the wheel of a baby-blue Cadillac, with his name painted on the side. "Blessed with a scorching, soulful voice and a flair for the theatrical," Leggett wrote, "he burned through everything he sang with an intensity that should have made him an international superstar. Cochran's records never became big hits, and life on the road took its toll. Cochran left school in the ninth grade and at various times was a garbage collector, roofer, furniture salesman and construction worker. Cochran seldom performed the song himself, especially after becoming enamored of the music of Redding, Brown and other Georgia-bred soul singers.Drugs and marital problems left him in despair and, by his own account, he once held a gun to his head, ready to pull the trigger. "I had gone from nothing to everything and was heading back to nothing." Except for occasional stage or television appearances, he largely abandoned his music career at 40 and turned to preaching. "If you don't want to get ecstatic, don't come to this church." Talvin Wayne Cochran was born May 10, 1939, in Thomaston, Ga. He began playing in bands in his mid-teens and by age 21 had written "Last Kiss," a teen tragedy song about a boy mourning the death of his girlfriend in a car wreck: Where, oh where, can my baby be? She's gone to heaven, so I've got to be good, So I can see my baby when I leave this world. Frank Wilson & the Cavaliers and again in 1999 for Pearl Jam, reaching No. He played bass on some of Redding's early recordings.
An Indian village of hundreds of people dating to 500–600 B. A Spanish mission was constructed one year later in 1567.It accommodates some of the world's largest cruise ships and operations, and is the busiest port in both passenger traffic and cruise lines.The Miami area was inhabited for thousands of years by indigenous Native American tribes.Cochran described the raspy vocal quality needed to sing the blues."You gotta sound like you're hurtin' a little," he said.The Miami area was better known as "Biscayne Bay Country" in the early years of its growth.